FreedomPop is launching a new black smartphone today. Not only black as in color, but black as in invisible to spying. The Privacy Phone, built on a Samsung Galaxy II, uses bank-quality 128-bit encryption for voice calls and text messages, …
Sprint today said it will update a handful of its Samsung smartphones to Android 4.4 KitKat. The company is already pushing KitKat to the Galaxy S4 and Note 3, but will also deliver updates to the Galaxy Note II, GS4 mini, GS III, Galaxy Mega, and Galaxy Tab 3 7.0. Show More Summary
In just three years, the Galaxy Note has grown from a niche device to a must-have, which is almost as eagerly anticipated as Samsung's Galaxy S flagships. When we placed the Galaxy Note II in the hands of our tame phone driver, they had nothing but...
My Samsung Galaxy IIs died about a week ago. I wasn’t that upset about losing some of my contacts but I was upset about losing my period tracking app. I had no idea when I was going to start again. I was using a free app that only allowed you to store three months at a time. Show More Summary
At least some OEMs can keep supporting their old handsets.
Samsung today announced that it plans to update a significant number of its U.S. Galaxy-branded smartphones and tablets to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The list of phones includes the Galaxy Note II and 3; the Galaxy S4, S4 mini, S4 Active, and S4 zoom; the Galaxy S III and S III mini; and the Galaxy Mega and Galaxy Light. Show More Summary
Perpetual court combatants Apple and Samsung have revealed their final list of allegations ahead of a trial starting March 31st. Though each started with five disputed patents, Samsung only has four now since a multimedia sync patent was knocked out...
Aviate is a brilliant idea and an important first step toward predictively serving up apps as and when you need them. While it does offer a first step toward more-logically organizing apps on my Samsung Galaxy Note II phone, the app falls short in a few key areas.
Some time ago I decided to root my Samsung Galaxy Note II Android phone. Not out of necessity, but more out of curiosity to see what would happen and to get a feeling for the process. The operation itself was really easy to perform and I ended up with a rooted device in the end. Show More Summary
Samsung fans have something to look forward to this April, as the Korean electronics giant is set to unveil the Galaxy S5, as well as a successor to its Galaxy Gear smartwatch, according to Lee Young Hee, Samsung’s executive vice … Continue reading ?
I usually have the Screen Rotation feature of my Samsung Galaxy Note II Android smartphone turned off, as I dislike it when it accidentally switches the orientation due to some false interpreted hand movements or software configuration. Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless has made Android 4.3 Jelly Bean available to its variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note II. In addition to the system update, the new operating system brings with it support for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The update makes...Show More Summary
Future Android™ Platform Updates This mobile device operates on Android™ version 4.3, Jelly Bean (I317UCUBMK6). Update History Version Date Released I317UCUBMK6 12/17/2013 Effective December 17, 2013, a software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II (i317) will be available to AT&T customers. Show More Summary
Samsung has been rolling out Galaxy Gear support to additional devices since the end of October, lumping the functionality in with updates to Android 4.3. A leaked schedule provided a timeline of when to expect various Galaxy handsets across the big four American carriers to get updated, and many OTAs started rolling out right on schedule. Show More Summary
Another device is joining the roster of Samsung phones that are compatible with the Galaxy Gear today – the AT&T Galaxy Note II is beginning to receive the Android 4.3 update from today, according to Samsung’s support documents. Along...Show More Summary
Last night our insider surprised us with two new firmwares for the Galaxy S III (GT-I9300) and Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100) – I9300XXUGMK6 and N7100XXUEMK9. Galaxy S III’s firmware is actually officially available by Samsung itself but it’s only available via OTA, so users are unable to manually update their device via Samsung KIES or by using Odin. Show More Summary
During the Black Friday weekend, T-Mobile had the numerous Samsung flagships available on a discount, and now the carrier is rumored to be preparing yet another sale as part of the second phase of an “Upgrade and Save” holiday offer....Show More Summary
The Android 4.3 update for various Samsung devices is slowly but surely making its way to users in the past few weeks, and now it’s the turn of the T-Mobile variant of the Galaxy Note II to receive the much-awaited new version of Android. Show More Summary
Samsung announced today that the Galaxy Note 3, its latest large-screen so-called ‘phablet’ device that follows on from the successful Note and Note II, has just surpassed 10 million units in... Keep reading ?
Ever since Google unveiled Android 4.4 KitKat, we’ve been wondering when Samsung will bring the latest version of the world’s most popular OS to its smartphones. We were told by our insiders that Samsung is already testing Android 4.4...Show More Summary